You are the news now

THE NEWS COMMENTER

VOTE  (0)  (0)

UVA Students Issue List of Coronavirus-Related Demands to Administration

Added 03-29-20 04:38:03pm EST - “"For many students, UVA is what stood between them and homelessness, poverty, food insecurity, unemployment..."” - Legalinsurrection.com

CLICK TO SHARE

Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Legalinsurrection.com: “UVA Students Issue List of Coronavirus-Related Demands to Administration”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

“For many students, UVA is what stood between them and homelessness, poverty, food insecurity, unemployment…”

As college students across the country have chimed in regarding how they’ll be graded during this COVID-19-modified semester, some at the University of Virginia have gone a step further.

In a petition which currently has over 800 signatures, UVA activists want a “holistic” response to the coronavirus pandemic, which includes numerous demands of the school administration … with grading policy just a small part.

“UVA offers a social support network that many do not have outside of this institution,” the petition reads. “For many students, UVA is what stood between them and homelessness, poverty, food insecurity, unemployment, lack of holistic healthcare, and social isolation in hostile household environments.”

Despite the petition commending UVA for its efforts to date, it nevertheless issues its demands “to firmly call the administration […] to fulfill urgent and critically important gaps in its response to COVID-19.”

Read more...

Watch the video:

If you don't see any comments yet, congrats! You get first comment. Be nice and have fun.

CLICK TO SHARE

BACK TO THE HOME-PAGE